This is why we can’t have nice things, people…
”Republicans refuse to join bipartisan budget deficit panel, on the grounds that fixing the problem would make the Democrats look good”-- from Fark.com. Actual story here, via No-Shit Daily.
Top Republicans on Wednesday were hostile toward President Obama’s plan to create a bipartisan commission on cutting projected deficits, raising doubts about the prospects of a main piece of his budget strategy.Yes, even though “out-of-control spending is scaring the hell out of the American people,” repuglican rep John Boehner will not lift a finger to help. The Party of No, ladies and gentleman. The Party of No who keeps weeping that they’re not being included.
Oh, see also “House minority leader warns his party against working with Democrats” at Politicon, from earlier today. House minority leader warns his party against working with Democrats. Yeah, we’re looking at YOU, Massholes, and all you miserable little pantywaists in the media whining how the Prez is shutting out rethugs. Fuck you.
At press time, the article title had changed to 'John Boehner says ‘no’ to scaled back health bill'. But Boehner is still a dick.